A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 103 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (64 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -64.8478 West, latitude 19.3229 North, depth = 42 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:31:12 / 10:31 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/04/17 / 2017-04-17 02:31:12 / April 17, 2017 @ 2:31 am. Event id: pr17107017. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17107017.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days one hundred and five and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 103 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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